[grou-chee] /ˈgraʊ tʃi/
adjective, grouchier, grouchiest.
sullenly discontented; sulky; morose; ill-tempered.
[e-ma-ny-el] /ɛ ma nüˈɛl/ (Show IPA), Marquis de, 1766–1847, French general.
adjective grouchier, grouchiest
(informal) bad-tempered; tending to complain; peevish
1895, U.S. college student slang, from grouch + -y (2). Related: Grouchily; grouchiness.
/ɡrʌf/ noun 1. (mountaineering) a natural channel or fissure in a peat moor; a peat hag
[ground] /graʊnd/ noun 1. the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land: to fall to the ground. 2. earth or soil: stony ground. 3. land having an indicated character: rising ground. 4. Often, grounds. a tract of land appropriated to a special use: picnic grounds; a hunting ground. 5. Often, grounds. the foundation […]
[groun-dij] /ˈgraʊn dɪdʒ/ noun, British. 1. a tax levied on ships that anchor in a port. /ˈɡraʊndɪdʒ/ noun 1. (Brit) a fee levied on a vessel entering a port or anchored off a shore
noun, Military. 1. the state of waiting for orders in or near combat airplanes ready to take to the air at once. 2. the aircraft standing by during a ground alert.